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Rainbow Recipe Challenge
Orange Food Roundup!

Orange Food Roundup!

It’s week two of my rainbow-themed colorful foods project. Time for some orange foods! While red foods can get their pigment from many different types of molecules, orange foods primarily get their pigment from carotenoids. Carotenoids can make red, yellow or orange pigments in plants. For animals they can satisfy several essential nutritional functions, notably...
Curried Coconut Ice Cream with Mango Chutney

Curried Coconut Ice Cream with Mango Chutney

Week two of working through the spectrum. Time for an orange recipe! If you think that curry doesn’t belong anywhere near your dessert, than think again. For this recipe I made a curry blend that matches perfectly with rich, creamy coconut milk.  And the orange in this recipe? Carrots! Cooked carrots are pureed adding color,...
Yucatan Style Roasted Trout

Yucatan Style Roasted Trout

  Whenever anyone travels abroad and asks if I’d like a souvenir, I always ask for the same thing: whatever the  specialty seasoning is from that region. So when my boyfriend returned from a research trip to the Yucatan, he brought me two little packets of achiote paste. I had heard of annato, and knew...
Red Food Roundup!

Red Food Roundup!

I’m jumping into my rainbow themed food odyssey with both feet! To get started, I’ve put together a little survey of fantastic red foods and how to use them (and their color) to your advantage in cooking. My red food roundup is certainly not claiming to contain all red foods (notably missing: beef, tuna and...
The Taste of Color

The Taste of Color

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